Mark Bernstein

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Mark Bernstein is a former member of the Congregational Life Staff of the Central East Region of the UUA and currently serves as an adjunct consultant. In this capacity, he served as consultant to congregations, assisting with training, presentations and facilitation of congregational meetings and events. Mark is a loyal member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County in Media, PA, where he has served in many capacities since joining the congregation in 1994. Mark also has his own business providing training and consultation to agencies in the health care field.

From Mark Bernstein

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The challenges that Membership Professionals face require that one react both with their head and with their heart....

Webinar | By Mark Bernstein | December 17, 2017 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Membership in Congregations, Leadership Development

Five Ways of Growing Your Congregation. Mark Bernstein discusses five ways of growing strong, vital and lasting Unitarian Universalist congregations. 2012 Additional Resources Five Types of Growth (doc)...

Webinar | By Mark Bernstein | December 17, 2017 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Membership Growth & Outreach

The opportunity is great in our congregations for rumors, miscommunication, gossip and, of course, conflict. Examine the barriers to open communication processes and will explore ways in which lay and ministerial leaders can open up channels of communication and create transparent systems where...

Webinar | By Mark Bernstein, Central East Region of the UUA | August 31, 2017 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Covenant, Healthy Behavior, Communication

In many congregations, meetings are considered a necessary evil. It doesn't have to be that way. Learn spiritual and practical ideas for running efficient, effective and faith-based meetings

Webinar | By Mark Bernstein, Central East Region of the UUA | June 7, 2017 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Effective Meetings, Governing Boards, Communication

Mother Teresa wrote, “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” More than two thirds of Unitarian Universalist Churches have fewer than 150 members. In many ways, the future of our faith rests in the continued strength and vitality of these “small”...

Training | By Karen Brammer, Mark Bernstein, Patricia Infante, Andrea Perry Lerner | April 12, 2016 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Small Congregations

People are more likely to change their behavior if they see others doing it.

By Mark Bernstein | August 12, 2014 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Membership in Congregations

Is rudeness a quality of Unitarian Universalism? How else to explain the lack of hospitality exhibited by many congregations toward unbidden guests? This workshop will explore the prevalence of rudeness in our society, how it is seeping through the walls of our congregations, and what we can do...

Webinar | By Mark Bernstein | June 26, 2014 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Conflict Management in Congregations, Healthy Behavior, Membership Growth & Outreach

Many years ago, I was working with employees of MBNA Bank at their branch headquarters in Newark, Delaware. Over every door in the building, in big block letters, were the words, THINK OF YOURSELF AS THE CUSTOMER. I was struck by that phrase and with the idea that putting yourself in the...

By Mark Bernstein | May 24, 2013 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Hospitality, Membership Growth & Outreach

Invite our friends, neighbors and loved ones to experience the place that has brought us such joy and meaning.

By Mark Bernstein | May 29, 2012 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Membership Growth & Outreach

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